Total Construction & real estate industry M&A deals worth $28.1bn were announced globally in May 2022, led by Adani Group’s $6.23bn acquisition of 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 165.2% over the previous month of $10.58bn and a rise of 63.04% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $17.21bn.
Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $14bn. At the country level, the India topped the list in terms of deal value at $11.63bn.
In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for Construction & real estate industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in May 2022 was the US with 51 deals, followed by the UK with 12 and India with 11.
In 2022, as of May, Construction & real estate M&A deals worth $69.38bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 22.8% year on year.
Construction & real estate industry M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals
The top five M&A deals accounted for 67.8% of the overall value during May 2022.
The combined value of the top five Construction & real estate M&A deals stood at $19.02bn, against the overall value of $28.1bn recorded for the month.
The top five Construction & real estate industry M&A deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Adani Group $6.23bn acquisition deal for 63.1% stake in Ambuja Cements
4) The $3bn acquisition of C.H.I. Overhead Doors by Nucor
5) Adani Group $2.57bn acquisition deal for 26% stake with Ambuja Cements
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.